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  • The Universal Computer

    The Road from Leibniz to Turing, Third Edition

    By Martin Davis

    The breathtakingly rapid pace of change in computing makes it easy to overlook the pioneers who began it all. Written by Martin Davis, respected logician and researcher in the theory of computation, The Universal Computer: The Road from Leibniz to Turing explores the fascinating lives, ideas, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-17 
    CRC Press

  • Twists, Tilings, and Tessellations

    Mathematical Methods for Geometric Origami

    By Robert J. Lang

    Twists, Tilings, and Tessellation describes the underlying principles and mathematics of the broad and exciting field of abstract and mathematical origami, most notably the field of origami tessellations. It contains folding instructions, underlying principles, mathematical concepts, and many…

    Paperback – 2017-12-28 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Bright Boys

    The Making of Information Technology

    By Tom Green

    Everything has a beginning. None was more profound—and quite as unexpected—than Information Technology. Here for the first time is the untold story of how our new age came to be and the bright boys who made it happen. What began on the bare floor of an old laundry building eventually grew to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Mathematical Wizardry for a Gardner

    Edited by Ed Pegg Jr, Alan Schoen, Tom Rodgers

    In this volume, world-leading puzzle designers, puzzle collectors, mathematicians, and magicians continue the tradition of honoring Martin Gardner, who inspired them to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. This edited…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Homage to a Pied Puzzler

    Edited by Alan Schoen, Tom Rodgers, Ed Pegg Jr

    The tradition of honoring Martin Gardner continues with this edited collection of articles by those who have been inspired by Gardner to enter mathematics, to enter magic, to bring magic into their mathematics, or to bring mathematics into their magic. Contributing authors include world-leading…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Understanding Public Opinion Polls

    By Jelke Bethlehem

    Polls are conducted every day all around the world for almost everything (especially during elections). But not every poll is a good one. A lot depends on the type of questions asked, how they are asked and whether the sample used is truly representative. And these are not the only aspects of a…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Why Are We Conscious?

    A Scientist’s Take on Consciousness and Extrasensory Perception

    By David E.H. Jones

    There are two huge gaps in scientific theory. One, the contradiction between classical and quantum mechanics, is discussed in many publications. The other, the total failure to explain why anything made of atoms (such as ourselves) can be conscious, has little acknowledgement. The main thesis of…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Pan Stanford

  • Ancient Loons

    Stories Pingree Told Me

    Edited by Philip J Davis

    "Ah, I’m Pingree. We meet again. Splendid. Won’t you sit down?"I looked around David’s room. Short of the library stacks, I had never seen so many books piled into a single room. Where could I sit down? Every square inch of horizontal surface was covered. Books, papers, notes, manuscripts—all…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Errors, Blunders, and Lies

    How to Tell the Difference

    By David S. Salsburg

    We live in a world that is not quite "right." The central tenet of statistical inquiry is that Observation = Truth + Error because even the most careful of scientific investigations have always been bedeviled by uncertainty. Our attempts to measure things are plagued with small errors. Our attempts…

    Paperback – 2017-04-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    ASA-CRC Series on Statistical Reasoning in Science and Society

  • Research Methodologies for Beginners

    By Kitsakorn Locharoenrat

    This textbook introduces the general points of view of research methodology in the scientific and engineering fields of studies and presents an overview of the technical and professional communication needed for article publication in journals. It comprises several practice exercises that will give…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03
    Pan Stanford

  • Exploring Geometry, Second Edition

    By Michael Hvidsten

    This text promotes student engagement with the beautiful ideas of geometry. Every major concept is introduced in its historical context and connects the idea with real-life. A system of experimentation followed by rigorous explanation and proof is central. Exploratory projects play an integral role…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Textbooks in Mathematics

  • Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold ’em Examples, Second Edition

    By Frederic Paik Schoenberg, Frederic Paik Schoenberg

    Introduction to Probability with Texas Hold’em Examples illustrates both standard and advanced probability topics using the popular poker game of Texas Hold’em, rather than the typical balls in urns. The author uses students’ natural interest in poker to teach important concepts in probability.…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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